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The Hunger Project

Let's Talk About Ending Hunger For Good

Åsa Skogström Feldt | Posted 05.27.2016 | Impact
Åsa Skogström Feldt

On May 28, groups around the world will come together to honor World Hunger Day, a day that aims to raise awareness about the 795 million people who live in chronic hunger worldwide. It is also a day to foster a dialogue on sustainable solutions to ending hunger.

Rethink the Image of World Hunger

The Next Ten Challenge | Posted 05.26.2016 | Impact
The Next Ten Challenge

Famines are indeed critical emergencies, and it is understandable that they make the news. But, the vast majority of those living in hunger are living in chronic, persistent hunger -- the silent, invisible, day-after-day condition of abject poverty that affects more than 800 million people

A Shared Experience -- Could You Live On $1.50 a Day?

Justine Lucas | Posted 05.21.2014 | Impact
Justine Lucas

Imagine having to choose between a .30 cent vaccine and a bowl of rice. What would you do: eat, or save your child? That may sound extreme, but it's a reality.

The Yin and Yang of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Fundraising

Shar McBee | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Shar McBee

Whatever you think of Peter Buffett's theories, at least he's engaged in looking for solutions. He's not patting himself on the back. He's willing to look at both the yin and the yang of philanthropy. I admire that Buffett doesn't profess to have the answers.

All Politics Is Local: Building Grassroots Democracy from the Bottom Up

Dr. John Coonrod | Posted 11.26.2013 | Impact
Dr. John Coonrod

Nations can allocate budgets and launch national programs, but actually getting basic public services to work requires good local government.

Family Sells Home, Donates Half Of Sale To Charity

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When the Salwen family decided to sell their house in Atlanta, Ga. last year, they did something a bit unorthodox: They moved into a smaller home and ...

Health Is A Function Of Participation

Jim Selman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

My focus is on working to transform the culture of aging so that our later years in life are as meaningful and filled with possibility as when we were younger.

Women's Equality Day -- Thank you President Jimmy Carter

Ellen Snortland | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ellen Snortland

We need a voting holiday to celebrate women getting the right to vote. Let's make the suffragists icons for peaceful non-violent social change.